Quantcast

Review: "Naruto Shippuden" Box Set 21 - Talked to Death

Naruto Shippuden Box Set 21

From where we left off in the last boxset, the Fourth Shinobi World War was upon us. Now the war actually begins. Is it the arc we’ve been waiting for since the Five Kage Summit so many episodes ago? Well… Hayato Date, the series director, was in a bit of a conundrum. Around the time […]

Anime Limited To Release Production I.G.'s 'Miss Hokusai' In UK & Ireland

misshokusai1

Anime Limited have announced they have obtained the rights to Miss Hokusai in the UK and Ireland. Produced by the always popular Production I.G., directed by Keiichi Hara and inspired by Hinako Sugiura’s comic Sarusuberi the film focusses on O-Ei, the little known daughter of the famous and influential Japanese painter Katsushika Hokusai in 1814 […]

Review: "A Certain Magical Index" Season One - Overstuffed

CertainMagicalIndex06

A Certain Magical Index is a true phenomenon in Japan, having spawned multiple spinoffs (one of which, a manga called A Certain Scientific Railgun, has gotten a two-season anime adaptation in its own right). It has become a franchise on the level of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in terms of how sprawling it has become, […]

Review: "A Certain Scientific Railgun S" - Lots of Sparks, Not Quite Enough Flame

A Certain Scientific Railgun S

Three series into the larger A Certain Something Something Something-world is a bad time to try to start up with it; if that describes you, then perhaps you will be better served by starting with A Certain Magical Index and working your way forward. The first half of A Certain Scientific Railgun S takes the […]

"Ranma 1/2" Set 5 Blu-ray Coming on March 3, 2015

splash-ranma12_set5

VIZ MEDIA PREVIEWS THE HOME MEDIA RELEASE OF RANMA ½ ANIME SERIES SET 5 LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY BOX SET Latest Action Packed HD Episodes Of The Legendary Martial Arts Comedy Arrive As A New 3-Disc Blu-Ray Collectable Box Set In Early March; Standard Edition DVD Set Also Announced San Francisco, CA, February 17, 2015 – […]

"Tiger & Bunny the Movie: The Rising" Coming to Blu-ray and DVD on February 24, 2015

splash-tigerbunnybeginning

VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES HOME MEDIA RELEASE OF TIGER & BUNNY THE MOVIE: THE RISING Anime Action Film Adventure Based On Smash Hit Japanese Superhero Franchise Debuts On DVD And Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack Filled With Special Bonus Features San Francisco, CA, February 11, 2015 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of […]

"Yakitate!! Japan" Part 2 Arriving on DVD on May 5, 2015

splash-yakitatejapanpt2

NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Announces May 2015 Release of Yakitate!! Japan Part 2 GRIMES, IA, February 11, 2015 — Anime producer Nozomi Entertainment is pleased to announce Part 2 of the shonen comedy series Yakitate!! Japan, which will be available on May 5, 2015. Yakitate!! Japan, Part 2 Animation from Sunrise (Accel World, Cowboy Bebop, Tiger & […]

Review: "Michiko and Hatchin" Part 1 Is So Good, It's Outlawed

Michiko and Hatchin

Welcome to the sunny seas and shining sands of this land where escaped prisoner Michiko seeks out a girl named Hana, claiming that Hana’s father Hiroshi was once her lover. Everyone believes Hiroshi to be dead, but Michiko believes her former love is still alive. Hana is quickly nicknamed Hatchin, and joins Michiko in the […]

Review: "Porco Rosso" Soars High on Blu-ray

splash-porcorosso

Hayao Miyazaki’s Porco Rosso fits chronologically and thematically between the pre-teen Kiki’s Delivery Service and the very adult Princess Mononoke. The movie’s sense of magical whimsy is tempered by much more adult themes and the spectre of wars past and yet to come, all done with the same mastery of craft that we’ve come to […]

Review: "Tales from Earthsea" - Patronizing Boredom in Fantasy Form

Tales from Earthsea

Tales From Earthsea has an infamous shadow hanging over it, being the directorial debut of Hayao Miyazaki’s son, Goro Miyazaki. At the height of its release, there was a nervous air as Studio Ghibli’s fans wondered if lightning can strike twice from the same family. Whether he expected it or not, there was an immense […]

Single Sign On provided by vBSSO